K15.3 CHIRON & ACHILLES
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre G3|
|Beazley Archive No.||200435|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to Oltos|
|Date||ca 520 B.C.|
Side: The centaur Chiron holds the boy Achilles in one hand and in the other a branch hung with a hare. The centaur is clothed in a chiton and is depicted with the full body of a man--including legs and feet--with the torso and rear legs of a horse attached to his rump.
Neck: Nereid Nymphs holding fish (see other image).